Compass Points Newsletter

Date
 
Topics
 Winter 2019    
  •  Flood insurance
  • Comparison of POWTS
  • Kenosha County News
  

 Fall 2018    
  • Buffers
  • Code Amendments
  • POWTS Program
  • County Spotlight
  • Tree Program
 

Summer 2018    
  • Retail Strategy Part 2
  • File Digitization
  • Electronic Reporting
  • Brookside Renovation
 

 Spring 2018    
  • Wisconsin Fund Grant Program
  • Updated Kenosha County Land Division Ordinance
  • Introduction from Steve Rea, Kenosha County Environmental Health Inspector
  • County Spotlight: Vickie LeFlore, Positive Youth and Families Extension Educator, Kenosha County UW-Extension
 

 Winter 2017    
  • Tree Orders
  • Retail Attraction
  • Foundation Survey Requirements
  • Septic System Evaluations
  • County Spotlight: Beverlee Baker, Area Extension Director, Kenosha and Racine Counties UW-Extension
 

 Summer 2017    
  • Flood Insurance
  • Permit Tips
  • FAQ: Real Estate POWTS Evaluations
  • County Spotlight: Matthew Collins, Director of Kenosha County Parks



 Spring 2017
   
  • Septic System Program (POWTS)
  • Subdivision Associations and Stormwater Management
  • Shoreland Zoning Changes
  • Kenosha County Center Prairie Restoration
  • FAQ: Is a Fence Required Around My Swimming Pool?



Winter 2016    
  • Stream Classification
  • Retail Attraction Strategy Talent Attraction Initiative
  • Holding Tank Replacement
  • FAQ: Plats of Survey
  • County Spotlight: Kenosha County Bond Rating




 Summer 2016
     
  • It May Be Time To Replace Your Holding Tank
  • Kenosha County Joins Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission
  • Animal Ordinances
  • FAQ
  • County Spotlight: Fox River Water Trail



Spring 2016
 
  • 2015 Orthophotography Available
  • Home Occupations & Professional Home Offices
  • FAQ: GIS & Mapping
  • Fox River Flood Mitigation Program
  • County Spotlight: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event



Fall 2015
 
  • Septic System Service
  • Cabaret & Special Event Licenses
  • What is a Flood?
  • FAQ: Setbacks
  • County Spotlight: Wi-Fi in County Parks



Summer 2014
 
  • Highway Access
  • Muskrats
  • VISION 2050
  • Web-Based POWTS Maintenance Reporting Begins in Kenosha County
  • FAQ: Web-Based Reporting
  • County Spotlight: Interim Agriculture Education



Winter 2014
 
  • Temporary Use Permits
  • Kenosha County Interactive Mapping
  • It May Be Time to Replace Your Holding Tank
  • Abandon That Old Well
  • 2014 Landscape and Grounds Maintenance
  • County Spotlight: Division of Health One of First to Receive National Accreditation



Fall 2013  
  • Community Rating System
  • Kenosha County Bike Plan
  • FAQ: Surveys
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Wisconsin Fund Grant Program
  • County Spotlight: UW-EX CRNED



Spring 2013  
  • Boathouses
  • Septic System Safety
  • Leadership Kenosha
  • Ask the Expert: Gardening
  • The Home-Grown Advantage
  • Sheriff Sale Process



Winter 2013  
  • The Success of Mound Systems in Kenosha County
  • Difference Between the Current Zoning Map and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Map
  • Community Supported Agriculture
  • Silver Lake Icehouse Trail
  • County Spotlight: Planning and Development Items on New Website
  • FAQ: Mound Systems



Summer 2012  
  • New FEMA Maps for Kenosha County
  • Land Division Guidelines
  • Aerobic Treatment Units for Septic Systems
  • Keeping your Grass Alive During Periods of Extended Drought
  • County Spotlight: Western Kenosha County Transit
  • FAQ: Land Development

Spring 2012  
  • Rebuilding Petrifying Springs Park Infrastructure
  • Establishing a Vegetative Cover over POWTS
  • Kenosha County Park and Open Space Plan
  • Accessory Buildings
  • County Spotlight: Information Services
  • FAQ: Septic Systems



Winter 2012  
  • Watershed Planning
  • County Tree Program
  • Construction Site Erosion Control
  • Spring into Gardening
  • Responsibilities of Homeowners Associations
  • Considering Landscape when Locating a POWTS
  • County Spotlight: Housing Authority



Fall 2011  
  • New Mapping Products
  • Understanding Variances
  • 5th Annual Rural Landowners Conference
  • Septic System Winter Maintenance
  • County Spotlight: County Housing Authority



Summer 2011  
  • Phragmites??
  • Septic Tanks: Do’s & Don’ts
  • Watch the Test Garden Grow
  • Requirements for Swimming Pools
  • County Spotlight: Golf Division
  • FAQ: Permitting



Spring 2011  
  • New Farmland Preservation Tax Credits
  • Detention Ponds 101
  • Why do you need to service your septic tank?
  • Kenosha County Parks & Open Space Plan
  • County Spotlight: Parks Division
  • FAQ: Sanitation



Winter 2010  
  • Planning & Development Website
  • Bike Facilities Planning
  • Requirements for Septic System Maintenance
  • Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance Short Course
  • County Tree Program
  • What is a 100-Year Flood?
  • County Spotlight: Highways Division
  • FAQ: Zoning



Fall 2010  
  • Planning & Development Newsletter
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Countywide Planning for Bicycle Facilities